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Cheap Android Phones in Nigeria Right Now ~ Top 12

In this post, i will be sharing with you the top cheap android smart phones you can get in Nigeria that comes with the necessary features you do want, not a piece of crap out there.

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Since the era of notches, punch holes, pop ups, foldable and in-screen fingerprint scanners, smartphone has become very much expensive.

There are some smartphones which are cheap though but they aren’t equipped with the necessary features because they are cheap.

Every smartphone that is cheap must be lacking one thing or the other.

If you are reading this because you want to know the affordable android phones to buy, you are lucky.

Stick around as we explore the list.

Cheap Android Phones in Nigeria 2020

  • Oukitel C16 Pro (N27,000)
  • Cubot J5 (20,000)
  • Umidigi A3x (N29,000)
  • Tecno Pop 2F (N19,000)
  • Tecno Pop 3 (N17,000)
  • Tecno F1 (N19,200)
  • Coolpad E2c (N20,000)
  • Umidigi A3 (N21,000)
  • Nokia C1 (N21,500)
  • Leagoo Power 2 (N22,000)
  • Itel A32F (N22,500)
  • Itel S15 (N21,500)

1.) Oukitel C16 Pro (N27,000)

The Oukitel C16 Pro is a nice smartphone that is cheap.

In fact, at first glance, you won’t notice that it’s a budget smartphone unless you look at the rear and see that dual cameras.

This days, budget smartphones are easily distinguishable because of their culture of using dual rear cameras.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.71nches 720 x 1520 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
  • Android 9 Pie
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6761P Helio A22 (12 nm)
  • 3-giga byte RAM
  • 32-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 64GB Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 8 MP + 2 MP
  • Front or selfie camera of 5-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 2,600mAh battery

2.) Cubot J5 (N20,000)

Another cheap smartphone you can buy today is Cubot J5.

The smartphone comes with a beautiful design and the back is made from plastic.

It has a vertically setup camera module and the back is painted in a gradient way.

You can get it in Blue, Black and a gradient colour.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.5nches 540 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~219 ppi density)
  • Android 9 Pie
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6580
  • 2-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 8-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 5-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network ( No )
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No fingerprint sensor)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 2,800mAh battery

3.) Umidigi A3X (N29,000)

The Umidigi A3X was launched last year in November.

It is a cheap smartphone and comes with a bearable specifications plus a good design.

The smartphone has a huge notch cut-out overhead with a dual rear cameras which are set up vertically.

You can get it in Space Gray and Midnight Green colours.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.7nches 720 x 1512 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~289 ppi density)
  • Android 10 (Q)
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12)
  • 3-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 64GB Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 16 MP + 5 MP
  • Front or selfie camera of 13-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 3,300mAh battery

4.) Tecno Pop 2F (N19,000)

The Pop 2F from Tecno has always been known for catering for those on a budget.

The smartphone was launched back in May last year 2019.

It doesn’t come with a notch cut-out but has pretty thick chins and bezels all round.

The back camera is one and it is in horizontal shape.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.45nches 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~197 ppi density)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo ( Go Edition )
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6580M
  • 1-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 5-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 8-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network ( No )
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Removable Li-Ion 2,400mAh battery

5.) Tecno Pop 3 (N17,000)

Tecno Pop 3 is a cheap smartphone you can also get by Tecno.

It was launched in December last year and it comes with a satisfactory specifications.

There is no notch cut-out on this smartphone, just a thick chin and bezels.

At the rear, it has a single camera and a flash light setup vertically.

You can get the smartphone in four colours which are Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, Deep Black and Gradient.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.7inches 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~229 ppi density)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo ( Go Edition )
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6580A
  • 1-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 5-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 8-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network ( No )
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Removable Li-Ion 3,500mAh battery

6.) Tecno F1 (N19,200)

The F1 was launched in April 2018 last two years.

It doesn’t come with a notch of course because notches aren’t in existence then.

It’s rear camera is setup horizontally alongside a single led flash.

The back is made from a matte finish so it doesn’t attract any fingerprint stains.

You can get it in Black, Gold, Pink and Dark Blue colours.

  • TFT Display; 5.0nches 480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~203 ppi density)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo ( Go Edition )
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6580
  • 512-mega byte RAM
  • 8-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 5-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 2-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network ( No )
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No fingerprint sensor)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 2,000mAh battery

7.) CoolPad E2c (N20,000)

This is a budget device from Coolpad. It was launched in September 2018 last two years.

The smartphone has no notch and at the rear, it comes with a single rear camera which is positioned at the centre.

It also has a 720P display unlike most of the smartphone we talked about earlier and that makes it even better.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.0nches 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
  • 2-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 8-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 8-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No fingerprint sensor)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 2,500mAh battery

8.) Umidigi A3 (N21,000)

The Umidigi A3 smartphone was launched in August of 2018 last two years.

It doesn’t come with a notch and the back of the smartphone is made from a premium plastic.

The device really comes with a good design.

At the rear, it comes with a dual rear cameras in a vertical module with an oval shaped fingerprint scanner.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.5nches 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~272 ppi density)
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo, Go Edition)
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6739W (32nm)
  • 2-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 12-mega pixels + 5-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 5-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 3,300mAh battery

9.) Nokia C1 (N21,500)

The Nokia C1 smartphone is a good budget and cheap smartphone you can also get.

It was launched in 2019 December last year.

This device doesn’t come with a notch but with a thicker chin and bezels.

At the rear, it has a vertical setup camera module which houses a single rear camera and an Led flash.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.45nches 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~197 ppi density)
  • Android 9 Pie ( Go Edition )
  • Quad-core chipset with a speed of 1.3GHz
  • 1-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 5-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 5-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network (No)
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No fingerprint sensor)
  • No fast charging
  • Removable Li-Ion 2,500mAh battery

10.) Leagoo Power 2 (N22,000)

The Leagoo Power 2 was launched in May 2018 last two years.

It comes with a plastic back and frame.

There is no notch cut-out and the rear houses a dual cameras and a fingerprint scanner at the center.

You can get the smartphone in two colours which are Black and Gold.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.0inches 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6580A
  • 2-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 8-mega pixels + 2-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 5-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network ( No )
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No fingerprint sensor)
  • No fast charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 3,200mAh battery

11.) Itel A32F (N22,500)

The Itel A32F is a budget friendly and affordable smartphone from Itel Mobile.

It was launched in December 2018 last two years ago.

The back and the front of the device is made from plastic.

It doesn’t come with a notch and at the rear, it has a horizontal module housing a single camera and a single led flash.

  • IPS LCD Display; 5.0inches 480 x 854 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~219 ppi density)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
  • Quad-core Mediatek MT6580 chipset with a speed of 1.3GHz
  • 1-giga byte RAM
  • 8-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 5-mega pixels
  • Front or selfie camera of 2-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network (No)
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Removable Li-Ion 2,050mAh battery

12.) Itel S15 (N21,800)

The Itel S15 smartphone is a cheap device to get.

You all know that the main intention behind Itel existence is to make sure that the budget market is satisfied, that’s their goal.

The smartphone was launched in August last year 2019.

It comes with a rear made of plastic and also a plastic frame.

You can get it in three colours which are Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold and Deep Grey.

  • IPS LCD Display; 6.1nches 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
  • Android 9 Pie ( Go Edition )
  • Quad-core UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E chipset with a speed of 1.3GHz
  • 1-giga byte /2-giga byte RAM
  • 16-giga byte/32-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 32GB Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 8-mega pixels + 0.8MP
  • Front or selfie camera of 16-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network (No)
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • No fast charging
  • Removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery

Final Note

To conclude, all these smartphones listed above are top of the list of the cheap phones running on android operating system you can get in Nigeria today.

If you want to play Pub G or Asphalt 9, try going for a smartphone above 70,000 Naira.

But if you want a cheap smartphone for browsing the internet, playing light games and taking average pictures, then you can choose any of the 12 smartphones listed above.

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